Cost & Financial Aids

Tuition fees vary from one institution to another and also between courses. At the universities, tuition fees vary from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 34,000 per annum for a course leading to a national diploma. The tuition fee at "Competitive Universities" are approximately Rs. 26,000 for public engineering schools. They vary from Rs. 190,000 to Rs. 760,000 for private schools (engineering and business schools). Accommodation expenses in towns, specially private lodgings, vary from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 31,000 per month. In the university residence halls, the expenses vary from Rs. 5,500 to Rs. 8,000 per month. Food, transportation and pocket money would amount to between Rs. 19,000 to Rs. 27,000 per month. The cost of compulsory medical insurance is approximately Rs. 7,000 to Rs. 38,000 per year depending on the student's age.. The cost of language training in France is approximately Rs. 19,000 per month. It is therefore advisable to learn French from recognised learning centres in India before leaving for France. These are only average rates . For the very latest, current costs,contact the Cultural, Scientific and Technical Section of the French Embassy.

International students wishing to study in France may wish to explore and thereafter avail of various types of financing available.


 Grant applications are handled by the cultural service of French embassies abroad. For more information, contact the cultural service of the French embassy in your country, as well as the web site of the French ministry of foreign affairs. 

GRANTS BY YOUR OWN COUNTRY'S GOVERNMENT  for study abroad or for study in France in particular. In some countries, private foundations and educational institutions offer financial aid for study abroad. 


For more information: UNESCO publishes a directory of grants in its publication, Study abroad.